PO Box 92068

Rochester, NY 14692


Madrigalia delights audiences with its beauty of sound and artistic excellence. The 20-member ensemble of highly skilled vocalists presents unique and challenging programs of choral music built around intriguing themes. They draw from all times and places, spanning the riches of classic choral styles, the vast range of compelling music being written in our time, and the intriguing musical expressions of cultures throughout the world. Madrigalia promotes the appreciation of choral singing to diverse audiences through performances, recordings, broadcasts, outreach, and the commissioning of new music. Madrigalia Artistic Director, Cary Ratcliff, is known as a composer of choral, orchestral, chamber music, art song and opera. He is also a highly-respected pianist, and plays keyboards with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Under his leadership, Madrigalia has released two recordings, "For Better, For Worse: Music About Marriage" and "On This Day Earth Shall Ring", and contributed to the recording of his large-scale opera "Eleni." Ratcliff's latest international release was the Grammy-nominated recording on the Harmonia Mundi label featuring his oratorio "Ode to Common Things" sung by Conspirare. Ratcliff's music is published by G. Schirmer and Boosey and Hawkes.

We focus on: Arts and Culture

Where we are: Genesee, Monroe, Ontario, Wayne

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